NHRC points notices to Bihar, T.N. govts on alleged abuse of orphaned kids

NHRC issues notices to Bihar, T.N. govts on alleged abuse of orphaned children

The Nationwide Human Rights Fee (NHRC) has issued notices to the governments of Bihar and Tamil Nadu over the alleged abuse of 12 orphans in a madrassa within the southern state.

The Fee has taken suo motu cognisance of a media report that mentioned two individuals have been arrested in Chennai for housing and abusing orphaned juveniles from Bihar.

Twelve kids have been rescued from the madrassa positioned at Ponniammanmedu, the NHRC mentioned.

The fee has issued notices to the chief secretaries of Tamil Nadu and Bihar and the Chennai police commissioner calling for an in depth report within the matter inside 4 weeks.

The media report revealed on December 1 claimed that police had received info by means of the ‘1098’ helpline that some kids are being subjected to harassment and bodily abuse in a madrassa at Ponniammanmedu close to Madhavaram in Chennai, the NHRC mentioned.

It was reported {that a} felony case has been registered below related sections of the Indian Penal Code and the accused, who belong to Bihar, have been arrested, it mentioned.

It’s additional talked about that within the presence of a Youngster Welfare Officer, the kids have been taken by police to a authorities kids’s hospital and later shifted to a house, the Fee mentioned.

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